Apollo Nida, the husband of Phaedra Parks on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Tuesday received an eight-year sentence by a federal court judge for his four-year scheme that involved bank, mail and wire fraud and ID theft.
Judge Charles Pannell, under sentencing guidelines, could have given him anywhere from 92 to 115 months. The government was Continue reading
Earlier this year in Miami, the IRS filed a tax lien for taxes owed from the Young Money CEO for 2011 and 2012 for a grand total of $12,155,084. (That comes out to $5,843,952 for 2011 and $6,311,132 for 2012.) Sheesh! It didn’t stop there, though.
Play with fire, and you’re gonna get burned. Somebody should have warned Lil Mo before she went on the attack against Prince, and was left to deal with the aftermath. The R&B singer slammed the music icon after his security team stopped her from using the restroom backstage at Essence Festival over the weekend, and then went a step further and criticized the Purple One’s singing.
Mo claims she Continue reading
Bloggers Note: By turning himself in, Russell Neal Proves he is not playing hard to get….
Former Hi-Five R&B singer Russell Neal is in custody after turning himself in to police on July 2, saying his wife was dead in their Houston apartment. Continue reading
Kanye West was booed by festival-goers on Friday night after he launched into an extraordinary ’20-minute rant’ in the middle of his Wireless set.
The Yeezus rapper caused Continue reading
Inspired by the comments made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling, The Dream releases this powerful track. The visuals deal with global issues both past and present
While digital streaming revenue growth continues to offset the decline in digital album and track sales, the music industry still has the same problem it has wrestled with for over a decade: physical music’s decline is outpacing digital’s growth.
As the industry has evolved from Continue reading
New Visuals: Ma$e featuring Eric Bellinger
In an open letter to Lee “Q” O’Denat founder of WorldStarHipHop.com, members of the hip-hop awareness group The Universal Zulu Nation headed by hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa addresed some of the many issues they have with the website in the way it portray’s hip hop culture and the exploitation of those individuals who are featured in many of the violent videos on the popular website that is ranked as 247th in site traffic in the United States and 983rd for worldwide traffic, according to Alexa.
The Zulu Nation says World Star does not rep Continue reading
Singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter with here new visuals for B.A.N.S
Twenty years ago, two independent singles—by Ghetto Concept and Saukrates, respectively—changed the future course of Toronto hip-hop.
The year 1994 saw the release of several landmark American hip-hop albums, and 2014 has been doing a good job of remembering them. In addition to Notorious B.I.G.’s debut, Ready to Die, 1994 yielded such classics as Nas’ Illmatic and Outkast’s Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, whose 20th anniversaries are currently being celebrated with a remastered re-release and an extensive comeback tour, respectively.
With hip-hop firmly established as a global phenomenon by the early ’90s, Toronto aficionados were no less voracious in their Continue reading
Still in the game and looking good with that 90’s swag, Jennifer Hudson’s “Walk it out” features legendary producer Timbaland.
After major success of this single, This duo virtually vanished……
After speculation has continued to rise concerning Aaliyah’s family’s unknown involvement in the production of the already controversial TV-movie chronicling her life, it can now be confirmed that they are certainly not on board.
According to Continue reading
First Oprah, then Barbara Walters, and now Angie Martinez. One of the best ever to hit radio waves, The Voice of New York has decided to part ways with Hot 97. She did so with a classy announcement on-air as well as a heart felt message on Twitter and Instagram. Shortly after, the hip hop world erupted!
It’s being reported that the media sharing giant will be removing indie artists of all genres from its site.
According to Forbes.com, some of your favorite videos may disappear forever from YouTube.
The site, which is owned by Google, has already Continue reading
FIFA will not allow any player to wear Beats by Dre headphones inside the stadiums or to
You can add another zero to Michael Jordan’s net worth.
According to Continue reading
This classic was number 1 on the US R&B charts in 1983 and number 2 on the US pop charts
Only the most loyal of celebrity friends will show up for a welcome home from jail party, like those who came through for Chris Brown this week. Continue reading
The relationship between Donald sterling and the NBA was like being inside a stinky Continue reading
TMZ has reported that Floyd Mayweather, the well-known champ, had allegedly planned and carried out a savage assault on two people who were none other than his employees. The TMZ has also learned that Mayweather attacked the duo because he suspected that the two employees had stolen his jewelry.
Sources who are familiar with the entire incident told the TMZ Sports that the two men who Mayweather suspects, had been Continue reading
“The Arsenio Hall Show” has stopped production, marking an abrupt end to the host’s efforts to restart his latenight franchise in syndication.
CBS had said that the show would return for a second season, but the latenight strip was facing significant downgrades from stations and the Eye determined that the show would Continue reading
Classic California west coast groove from Warren G
You Know That I Love You” was released on April 9, 2002 as the first single from the album, “Life Goes On”
Wiz Khalifa was arrested in El Paso for possession of marijuana; he says we won’t get “28 Grams” until he’s released.
When Wiz Khalifa leaked “The Rain” from his upcoming mixtape 28 Grams on Friday night, we thought the full tape was going to follow shortly, but no such luck. It seems Khalifa has delayed the tape due to a spot of bother with the law. Last night, while en route to El Paso, Texas’ Neon Desert Music Festival, the Taylor Gang rapper was Continue reading
Some of Washington DC’s residents were in for a surprise when the President decided to take a walk… And strolling along with a suit jacket slung over his shoulder, it seemed as if Obama had made quite an impression.
President Obama was heading over to the nearby Department of the Interior from the White House and decided to break with tradition. On the way, he got Continue reading
Rapper and activist Mos Def, now known as Yasiin Bey, has been denied re-entry into the United States according to multiple media sources. Bey has been an outspoken critic of not only the Obama administration but also of America and now resides in South Africa. This has now caused Continue reading